2015 Temporary Worker Survey: When looking for work, which job board or social networking site do you use the most?

August 6, 2015

  • Six job boards, social media sites, most used
  • Job boards vary in use by temp pay, age, occupation
  • Healthcare temps unusual in heavy use of agency boards

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Temporary worker demographics by occupation: gender, age, years as temp, number of assignments

August 3, 2015

  • Gender/age demographics parallel those of full time jobs
  • Typical temp career is 2-4 years
  • But in most occupations a quarter have been temping for 8+ years

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Temporary worker hourly pay and assignment length

July 30, 2015

  • 6,000 temp workers reveal pay and assignment lengths
  • Full distribution of pay and assignment lengths by occupation
  • In most occupations, a quarter of temps work 52+ weeks

2015 Contingent Buyers Survey - North America - Initial Insights

July 24, 2015

  • Survey results from 202 North America contingent buyers
  • 41 questions including assignment length, ACA, and many others

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Which types of work will you do more of, and which less of, over the next ten years?

July 23, 2015

  • 6,000 temps surveyed about 10-year work plans
  • Overwhelmingly, temping is just temporary; most plan to go full-time
  • But older workers, higher-paid, more open to future temping

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: How can staffing firms improve the popular image of the staffing industry and of temporary work?

July 7, 2015

  • 2,000 temps offer ideas on promoting industry
  • Temps say advertise temp--to-perm success, stats
  • Take a bigger role in temp careers, offer training, advice

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: By what communication methods do temporary workers prefer to hear about new job opportunities?

July 1, 2015

  • Temps prefer to hear about jobs by email and phone
  • Texting jobs relatively unpopular even with young people
  • Only 1% want to hear about jobs via social media

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: To what degree did your staffing agency coach you regarding the interviewing process and hiring company culture?

June 30, 2015

  • About half of temporary workers say more should be done to prep temps
  • Coaching/preparation key to temp satisfaction
  • Most in need of improvement: communication about assignment details

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: What criteria are most important to temporary workers in choosing their staffing agency?

June 19, 2015

  • Temps asked top staffing firm selection criteria
  • Pay, assignment availability top the list
  • But trustworthiness also ranks high

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Fee-based services of interest to temporary workers

June 17, 2015

  • 29% of temps cited at least one service they would buy
  • Practical, effective job-enhancing help a priority
  • Training/education most common response